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  • ENTER YOUR FAMILY HISTORY BOOK NOW FOR THE ALEXANDER HENDERSON AND DON GRANT AWARDS

    Family History Connections presents these two prestigious Awards annually. The Alexander Henderson Award is for ‘the best Australian Family History’ and the Don Grant Award is for ‘the best Australian historical biography with a family history focus’ submitted for the awards in that year.

    If you have published a family history book and would like more information about the criteria for the judging of the Awards and an entry form, visit the awards page. Entries close for the 2018 Awards on 30 November.

     

     
  • MyHeritage Library Edition

    MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind in the world. It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources. Millions of additional records are added on average every month. It is available in our library, but home access is also available for our members' convenience through the FHC Members Area.

     
  • Get your Entertainment Books right here! 

    The Entertainment™ Book, and the Entertainment™ Digital Membership are your guide to the most popular restaurants, attractions, shopping, travel and more, all with valuable up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers. 

    Available from the library

     
  • VicHeritage Volunteers 

    From the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria: Help the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria to secure today's records and create services for the benefit of the community now and into the future. 

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  • Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies – What’s in a name?

    We begin 2018 with an exciting new name - Family History Connections

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12 Dec 2018
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05 Jan 2019
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Early VIC & TAS interest group

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We inherit from our ancestors gifts so often taken for granted. Each of us contains within this inheritance of soul. We are links between the ages, containing past and present expectations, sacred memories and future promise. – Edward Sellner